President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi as the substantive Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examination Council (NECO).
The appointment was announced in a statement signed by Azeez Sani, the Head of Public Relations and Information at NECO.
Wushishi replaces Professor Godswill Obioma, who died about two months ago.
According to the statement, before his appointment, the new Registrar is a Professor of Science Education at the Federal University of Technology, Minna Niger State.
Wushishi is the first Niger State indigene to be appointed the substantive Registrar of NECO.
Born on April 5, 1965, Wushishi hails from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State and was a lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, before he transferred his service to Federal University of Technology, Minna.
He has held other positions in the education sector, among which are Post Graduate Coordinator, Department of Science Education, Federal University of Technology, Minna; Sub-Dean School of Science and Science Education, FUT, Minna; Head of Department, Department of Science Education, FUT Minna; Head of Department, Department of Science Education, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai.
Described as an erudite scholar, Professor Wushishi also has many scholarly publications to his credit.